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One Book, One Community Events Explore the Immigrant Experience

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

A locally produced play and a panel discussion on the local impact of “Dreamers” expand on themes of this year’s One Book selection.

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Inspirational Chorale 40th Anniversary Celebration Week and Concert

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

After months of planning, the U of A Inspirational Chorale 40th Anniversary Celebration starts this week. The five-day celebration includes receptions, workshops, an alumni celebration chorus, major guest artists, tailgating and more. 

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Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative to Host Emerson Fellows

Friday, October 13, 2017

Two Emerson National Hunger Fellows will work on Native American food policy issues while placed at the University of Arkansas. 

School of Law Agriculture Diversity & Multiculturalism Food & Nutrition Law and Justice Lectures

U of A Interdisciplinary Team Receives Grant to Fund Transition Education

Thursday, October 12, 2017

The faculty will also create a graduate certificate and work with schools and communities to improve services for youth with disabilities. 

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One Book, One Community Hosts Play Based on Local Latin/x Experiences

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Latin/x Youth Theatre Project returns with two expanded, encore performances of FOLLOW ME@TIO SAM, Oct 19 and 20.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Diversity & Multiculturalism Entertainment Events Outreach Points of Pride Politics English Theatre

Chavez to Speak on HIV-Positive Immigration Ban as Part of Southern Colloquium on Rhetoric

Thursday, September 28, 2017

The Department of Communication will host Karma Chavez, associate professor of Mexican American & Latina/o Studies at the University of Texas, as part of its distinguished lecture series on Thursday, Oct. 5.

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Teacher of the Year Gives U of A Students Tips on Culturally Responsive Teaching

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Alumna Courtney Cochran, the Arkansas Teacher of the Year designated by the Arkansas Department of Education, spoke with students in the education class Understanding Culture in the Classroom.

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City Asks for Survey Participation and Public Input for Welcoming Fayetteville Plan

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Fayetteville is asking for opinions via a survey and campus workshop about its Welcoming Fayetteville Plan, which will focus on integration of new Americans into Fayetteville.

Diversity & Multiculturalism Events

New Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion Assumes U of A Duties

Friday, September 22, 2017

Murphy-Erby has plans to facilitate existing diversity programs, long term goal of achieving total campus engagement.

Academic Affairs Administrative News Appointments Diversity & Multiculturalism

School of Social Work Collaborates on Child Savings Account Program to Benefit Marshallese Community

Friday, September 22, 2017

The University of Arkansas is working with the Economic Opportunity Agency and the Arkansas Treasurer's Office to create college investing plans for children in the Marshallese community.

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